of Expectations for Active Members of the Board of Trustees of Folknet
following responsibilities are specific to Folknet and are articulated
for the purpose of complementing or clarifying certain aspects of the
traditional governing responsibilities of board members.
- Commit to the
mission and goals of Folknet.
- Maintain a
paid-up membership in Folknet.
meetings: Full board meetings of the Board of Trustees are scheduled
twice a year, and board members are expected to attend all meetings.
Board members are also encouraged to attend all meetings of the
committees on which they serve.
expertise and participate in strategic development of the board and of
special events: Board members are encouraged to participate by
attending general meetings, concerts, festivals, and other special
events throughout the year.
a personal contribution to Folknet: Every member of the board is
expected to make some financial contribution and/or in-kind
contributions of time and resources.
funding support: Assist Folknet in its membership development and fund
raising efforts by arranging introductions, signing letters to friends
and associates, and otherwise opening doors to funding sources.
Folknet: Be familiar with and speak in support of Folknet and allow
one's name to be used in support of Folknet's mission.
- Disclose any
potential conflict of interest with Folknet.
I understand that
as a member of the Board of Trustees of Folknet,
I will be held accountable to the above expectations on an annual basis.
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